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Bosco is a 43-year-old married man with five children living in Fort Portal, Uganda. He is a farmer, growing crops like maize, tomatoes and onions as his only source of income. He faces challenges of limited capital to expand his business by buying more land for farming. His dream is to complete his semi-permanent house.Bosco needs a loan to harvest his maize to sell.

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This loan is part of HOFOKAM's program targeting poor and geographically excluded populations in Western Uganda. In addition to loans, it provides social and business training programs to low-income entrepreneurs and their communities. Since 2003, HOFOKAM has provided sustainable financial and non-financial services to promote social, economic and sustainable land development and improve the quality of life for vulnerable populations. The organization has a clear vested interest in underserved communities with its headquarters in rural Fort Portal and a number of branches in extremely remote areas.

About Uganda

  • $1,800
    Average annual income
  • 211
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    Uganda Loans Fundraising
  • $32,028,325
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 2,608.0
    Uganda Shillings (UGX) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $400 helped Bosco to harvest his maize to sell.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
8 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Jul 18, 2014
Aug 17, 2014
Currency Exchange Loss:
Mar 19, 2015